Going flatting: The best and worst things about getting out of home

When asked why she left home, Effy Filmer's answer was simple: "To have freedom, right?"

NZ plans to phase in open borders from 2022 after vaccine has been rolled out

Quarantine-free travel could be in New Zealand's future for returnees vaccinated against Covid-19

Less than half of NZ teens live with both their biological parents, study finds

New research has given us a snapshot of what modern families look like in New Zealand.

How does Walter own 3 houses?

In these days of student loans and brunch, owning a house is something many of us can only dream of. But what about Walter? Walter has…


Living in a shared house comes with a few unspoken rules. Here are a few tips on how you can step up your flat etiquette -…

Josie & T - Renting Life

Are you left with peanuts after your rent has left your bank account? Josie & T are here to share their tips on how to tighten…

Does regeneration help the poor or propel the rich?

"Land that was previously owned by the state that created affordable housing for low income people is being transformed into housing for the wealthy" - does…

Politicians' Properties

Some politicians are living lush - are they out of touch with the housing crisis?

Would you live in a tiny house?

After spending 6 months in Thailand with what she had on her back, Gina realised she could live a more minimal lifestyle. Take a look around…

Living in the Big House, an urban commune

22 people live in this urban commune. It’s called the Big House. 🏡👫👫👫

Flat Race 2017 episode 7 - Jacinda Ardern's acceptance speech

For the past couple of weeks the flat has been in limbo, the communal margarine was running low and there was no more toilet paper. The…

Scott and Colleen, - Artists in Birkenhead, Auckland

Scott and Colleen are a) married, b) both artists and c) loving every minute of it 💑 🐶 🎨

Flat Race 2017 episode 3 - The mattress crisis and the flat account

Mattress crisis? What mattress crisis? 🏚🛏🏠🛏

Flat Race 2017 episode 6 - Who should be leader of the flat?

For the past couple of weeks the flat has been in limbo, the communal margarine was running low and there was no more toilet paper. The…

Flat Race 2017 episode 4 - Water, plumbing and the tenancy agreement

Filthy bathwater and confusion around the tenancy agreement plague this episode of Flat Race 2017 🐱💩🛁

Flat Race 2017 episode 5 - House guests and the shower gridlock

House guests: do we welcome them with open arms or lock the doors for a while? The flatmates discuss.

Flat Race 2017 episode 2 - Taking care of the pantry

Fettuccine fraud and penne pilfering - Flat Race heats up in this episode as it heads to the kitchen.

Flat Race 2017 episode 1 - Who will be leader of the flat?

Welcome to Flat Race 2017 - in this first episode we hear the opening statements from each candidate and my oh my do they have some…